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  1. skribs liked Christopher Adamchek's post in the thread Hook punch.

    tight hook vertical first 2 knuckles

    Mar 18, 2019 at 11:46 AM
  2. skribs posted a new thread.

    Escaping the clinch

    Note: I am talking about the "clinch" used in WT sparring. This is vastly different from any other clinch, in that grabbing your...

    Forum: Tae-Kwon-Do

    Mar 18, 2019 at 11:29 AM
  3. skribs replied to the thread Wide stances and ending your forms on the same spot.

    So what are they for?

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  4. skribs liked Danny T's post in the thread Hook punch.

    I prefer and usually use a vertical punch especially on the a longer looping hook. Tight hooks I prefer using an elbow.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:10 AM
  5. skribs liked Martial D's post in the thread Hook punch.

    In between. On a 45. Bottom 3 is most comfortable for me 'cuz I'm a WC guy, but top two are most popular with pure boxers

    Mar 18, 2019 at 9:09 AM
  6. skribs liked Dirty Dog's post in the thread Hook punch.

    The major factors would be the intended target, and the range involved, with range being the more important of the two.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:41 AM
  7. skribs liked Dirty Dog's post in the thread Hook punch.

    Yes. Generally the first two.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:36 AM
  8. skribs replied to the thread Hook punch.

    Under which situations or applications do you find each (vertical and horizontal) to be advantageous over the other?

    Mar 18, 2019 at 2:36 AM
  9. skribs posted a new thread.

    Hook punch

    Is your hook punch with a vertical or horizontal fist? Do you strike with the first 2 knuckles or the last 3 knuckles?

    Forum: General Martial Arts Talk

    Mar 18, 2019 at 1:45 AM
  10. skribs rated Earl Weiss's post Agree in the thread Wide stances and ending your forms on the same spot.

    Depends. If you are using a system that defines technical parameters for technique (Length of stances, level of techniques, how various...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:56 PM
  11. skribs liked gpseymour's post in the thread Curriculum and tests.

    In my program, self-development is an overt part of the purpose of the training. That's not something I can readily evaluate within...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  12. skribs liked Christopher Adamchek's post in the thread Curriculum and tests.

    I award rank through a combination of merit and testing i work with the student and let them know when i think that they are ready for...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  13. skribs liked dvcochran's post in the thread Curriculum and tests.

    I am glad you include #3. There is an intangible component that separates MA from classical, school room learning. Even in gymnastics,...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  14. skribs liked gpseymour's post in the thread Curriculum and tests.

    Early in the process, I don't care which it is. At "foundation" (a test without any rank) and yellow belt (first earned rank, usually...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  15. skribs rated gpseymour's post Agree in the thread Curriculum and tests.

    Just a quick note: the phrase is per se. (Roughly translates to "intrinsically" or "as such".)

    Mar 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM